Current tenants include NC Mutual, Duke University and its affiliates, the Veterans Affairs (U.S. Government), GoTriangle, and the Durham office of Perkins + Will, a global architecture firm recently noted for designing the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The Durham office of Perkins+Will features a world-class team of client-focused professionals who are intricately tied to the fabric and culture of their region while working on projects locally, nationally and internationally. Long-term client relationships and repeat assignments have made the office a major force in the region for the design and delivery of science + technology, healthcare, higher education, corporate + commercial + civic and interiors projects. Leadership in sustainable, high-performance, environmentally-conscious design is a cornerstone of their practice and informs every project they do: It’s how they practice and how they live. They are committed to creating work that will sustain healthy lives and benefit our clients, our company, our community and our world.
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NC Mutual provides various insurance and financial services for individuals and groups in the United States. The company offers life, and property and casualty insurance solutions. It also provides pre-need insurance through funeral homes, and funeral funding through insurance assignments. The company offers its services through its agents. NC Mutual was initially known as North Carolina Mutual and Provident Association before changing its name to North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company in April 1919 and later, NC Mutual in 2017. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Durham, North Carolina.
Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, has evolved into one of the world’s leading institutions for education, research and patient care. At Duke University, the mission is to provide a superior liberal arts education, prepare people for lives of skilled and ethical service, advance the frontiers of knowledge, foster health and well being, and promote a sincere spirit of tolerance. Duke faculty and staff members work every day in support of this mission. The intent of a Duke education is to instill certain “habits of mind”–critical thinking, creative problem solving, an appetite for discovery–that will help students succeed at Duke and throughout life. Since the founding of Duke in 1838, academic expansion has led to the establishment of new graduate and professional schools. Duke University is currently comprised of ten schools and colleges.
Duke University Health System is a world-class health care network dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow’s health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat disease through biomedical research. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses three highly regarded hospitals – Duke University Hospital, Durham Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital – physician practices, home hospice care and various support services at locations across North Carolina.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents. Since 1953, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been improving the health and well-being of the men and women who have so proudly served America. Services are available to more than 200,000 Veterans living in a 27-county area of central and eastern North Carolina.
GoTriangle is a partnership of public transportation agencies, and organizations funded to promote commuter benefits in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Together, they form a “family of services” that provides public transportation, ride-sharing, bicycling, and teleworking services, incentives, and resources. Their partners work together to provide viable commuting options that enhance the quality of life in the region and improve accessibility to the communities’ assets while reducing roadway congestion, air pollution, and oil consumption.